Press

September 14, 2021

California lawmakers end session by passing slate of recycling, organics bills

September 7, 2021

Getting Manufacturers to Help Pay for Recycling

August 2, 2021

That recycling symbol doesn’t always mean what you think it does

June 29, 2021

Statewide EPR is Coming to the United States

May 20, 2021

Roundup: Driver shortages hamper local waste collection, US recycling infrastructure begs $17B expansion

April 9, 2021

NERC conference explores EPR, refillable bottle and circular economy possibilities

March 11, 2021

California legislators take aim at plastics with new bill package, including contested producer responsibility plan

January 20, 2021

Environmental efforts key for Biden, but industry expects limited recycling policy movement in 2021

September 23, 2020

Calls for e-cigarette legislation increase amid growing fire hazard to waste and recycling industry

August 5, 2020

Credit system designed to boost plastics recovery launching in 2021

June 18, 2020

A Story of the Solid Waste Industry, Inclusion and Environmental Justice

May 15, 2020

Groups call for California bottle bill revamp

March 2, 2020

How E-Cigarettes and Vapes Create Electronic Environmental Waste

January 21, 2020

Vaping: Environmental threat, recycling headache 

December 10, 2019

Study raises concern about e-cig waste 

November 4, 2019

US plastic waste Bill to prompt textile microfibre action

October 10, 2019

Sun, sand and vape waste: A new type of litter piles up on American beaches

September 30, 2019

How Fossil Fuel Companies Are Killing Plastic Recycling

September 12, 2019

Year packed with packaging regulations

July 1, 2019

Good News for Cities: Producer-Paid Medication and Needle Collection Is Coming

June 24, 2019

Cigarette Waste: New Solutions for the World’s Most-littered Trash

January 13, 2019

$12 million plant in Woodland to employ 50, divert tons of carpet from landfills

September 13, 2018

A Carpet Manufacturer's Sustainability Story

October 17, 2017

UPDATE: Gov. Brown signs bill to update California's carpet recycling program

April 26, 2017

Hazardous Waste Management: The New Refillable 1 lb. Propane Cylinders: Sparking the Paradigm Shift Away from Disposables

June 13, 2016

LA County Supervisors set - again - to vote on drug take-back ordinance

January 27, 2016

Group Urges FDA to Change Pharmaceutical Waste Policy from "Flush" to Stewardship

September 29, 2015

National Stewardship Action Council forms to lobby for EPR laws 

September 9, 2021

California Aims to Ban Recycling Symbols on Things
That Aren’t Recyclable

August 25, 2021

Supporters planning national bottle bill legislation separate from Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act

July 7, 2021

Experts provide 30 fixes for California recycling system

June 23, 2021

Amid rising interest in packaging policy, bottle bill changes still struggle to break through

April 19, 2021

Is there a threat to the future of vaping?

April 9, 2021

Rural, low-income Californians need recycling centers

February 2021

How to Get Rid of Unwanted Electronics Responsibly

October 16, 2020

California Recycling Markets and Curbside Recycling Commission Works to Hammer Out Recycling Solutions

September 13, 2020

If California won't enact a plastic waste overhaul, will anyone?

July 29, 2020

SWANA announces Professional Achievement Award winners

May 16, 2020

With recycling on pause, it’s a good time to update California’s bottle bill

April 24, 2020

With EPR bills frozen due to coronavirus in many states proponents still see path forward

February 26, 2020

To Fix America's Broken Recycling System, States Want Companies To Foot the Bill

January 20, 2020

Plastic bags have lobbyists. They're winning.

November 15, 2019

Another Pending Decision to Follow California’s Newest Carpet Recycling Bill

November 2019

Amidst some progress, most luxury brands and fast fashion retailers fail to deliver on environmentally responsible sourcing of materials

October 3, 2019

California’s 2019 legislative session offers positive strides on curbing waste

September 18, 2019

California legislature wraps session with unprecedented recycling action

August 1, 2019

Consequences of Carpet Waste and the Push for Stewardship Programs

June 25, 2019

Why a California lawmaker wants to ban cigarette filters and disposable vapes

June 21, 2019

Americans' plastic recycling is dumped in landfills, investigation shows

December 13, 2018

Brands Called On to See Discarded Clothes Find Second Home

March 2018

Combatting the opioid crisis with drug takeback programs

July 20, 2017

Swept under the rug: After forming California's carpet recycling program, industry prevents it from spreading nationwide

December 2016

How to Dispose of Drugs Safely

March 14, 2016

Two largest counties with more than 15 million people consider medication take-back programs

January 26, 2016

Groups Urge FDA to Change End Medication Flushing Advice

September 15, 2015

National Stewardship Action Council forms

September 9, 2021

California Assembly passes high-profile bill to regulate
packaging recyclability labels

August 13, 2021

What can EPR programs learn from more than a decade of PaintCare?

July 7, 2021

What the industry is saying about 5 key topics in waste and recycling

May 20, 2021

How to get rid of your unwanted electronic devices safely and responsibly

April 14, 2021

Online event dives into markets, policy and more

March 31, 2021

PCR mandates gain traction but come with complexity

January 29, 2021

California recycling commission report urges major changes, with many policy implications

September 23, 2020

California Ramps up Consumer Drug Takeback Program With Help

August 11, 2020

Letter from California: Recycling initiative seeks input

June 25, 2020

California allowing grocers, retailers to not collect bottles, cans for 60 more days

December 9, 2020

2020 Women Who Mean Business honoree: Heidi Sanborn with National Stewardship Action Council

April 20, 2020

'Horrible hybrids': the plastic products that give recyclers nightmares

February 11, 2020

Lawmakers announced a new bill to tackle plastic pollution this week

January 2, 2020

    The art of waste

November 6, 2019

National plastics draft bill gains momentum amid industry
push to tackle pollution

October 11, 2019

California Gov. Signs Law to Overhaul State’s Carpet Recycling Program

September 16, 2019

Recycling industry split on California bills that pave way for packaging EPR

August 1, 2019

How to Properly Dispose of Unused Medication

July 22, 2019

Lawmakers propose sweeping national plastic waste legislation

April 15, 2019

Aquafil USA Will Commence Operations at an Anticipated Second Carpet Recycling Plant

October 15, 2018

California Product Stewardship Council Crusader Plans to Go National to Impact Change

December 2017

Carpet Recycling Increases Much Needed Landfill Space

April 28, 2017

Recycling is in trouble - and it may be your fault

November 21, 2016

LA supervisors may study drug take-back ordinance. Again.

February 3, 2016

Pharmaceutical Waste Management: Flush, Take-Back Laws or Something Else?